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Offline Bratchley

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Training at Northern and Southern CHECC 2019
« on: February 14, 2019, 06:32:47 pm »
Hello everyone!

It is time to get signed up to the March 2019 regional CHECC training events! Here are the details:

***NORTHERN CHECC 2019***

The event will be held on the weekend of 9-10th March 2019 at Bull Pot Farm and a variety of training is on offer. These are:

RESCUE WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by the Cave Rescue Organisation
- Where? Clapham CRO rescue HQ.
- Start time: 10:30am Saturday
- This will cover rescue techniques, with elements of vertical but mostly horizontal, with some first aid and other usefuls.
- There will be a break between 13:00-14:00 for lunch (bring your own or buy locally in Clapham)
- Space for 20 attendees.

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by Brendan Hall.
- Where? Meet at Bullpot Farm.
- Start time: 10:00am Sunday
- You are encouraged to bring your own equipment to train on.
- The underground location will be decided on the day weather-depending.
- There are 5 spaces available for the underground session but the morning theory session can be attended by many more.

SRT WORKSHOPS
- This workshop is kindly being run by SUSS.
- Where? Inglesport Climbing Wall in Ingleton
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday
- Bring any SRT kit you or your club have for you to use.
- There are 10 spaces on this workshop.

SURVEY WORKSHOP
- This workshop is being run by Rostam Namaghi.
- Where? Meet at Bullpot Farm
- Start time: 10:00am Sunday
- The session will include the basics of cave surveying, both electronic and manual.
- There are spaces for around 10 people on this workshop. Equipment can be shared and the workshop can be done in groups.
- You are encouraged to bring your own survey kit or borrow from your club. CHECC will have limited survey equipment to lend out for the workshop.


***SOUTHERN CHECC 2019***

The event will be held on the weekend 30-31st March 2019 at the South Wales Caving Club with a similar variety of training:

RESCUE WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by the South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team.
- Where? SWCC Rescue Store.
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday
- This will cover rescue techniques, mostly horizontal, with some first aid and other usefuls.
- The morning will likely be theory with a rescue practice in OFD in the afternoon.
- There will be a break for lunch whilst still at SWCC.
- Space for 20 attendees.

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by Stuart Gardiner.
- Where? Meet at SWCC Long Common Room.
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday
- You are encouraged to bring your own equipment to train on.
- The underground location will likely be OFD Top Entrance into OFD2.
- There are 5 spaces available for the underground session but the morning theory session can be attended by many more.

SRT WORKSHOPS
- These are kindly being run by Andrew McLeod et al.
- Where? SWCC Party Quarry.
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday & Sunday
- Bring any SRT kit you or your club have for you to use.
- There are 10 spaces on this workshop per day.

SURVEY WORKSHOP
- This workshop is currently seeking a trainer. If you can help, please get in touch!
- Where? Meet at SWCC Small Common Room.
- Start time: 10:00am Sunday
- The session will include the basics of cave surveying, both electronic and manual.
- There are spaces for around 10 people on this workshop. Equipment can be shared and the workshop can be done in groups.
- You are encouraged to bring your own survey kit or borrow from your club. CHECC will have limited survey equipment to lend out for the workshop.

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IMPORTANT:

To sign up, get in touch: checc.committee AT gmail.com. Don't wait for someone else to sign you up, if you want to train, give us a shout!

Once the spaces on the workshops are gone you will be added to a reserve list.

Cheers!

Josh
CHECC Training Officer

P.S. If you can assist with any of the training, especially SCHECC Survey Workshop, please get in touch!
I like caves.

Offline Bratchley

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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Training at Northern and Southern CHECC 2019
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2019, 05:11:20 pm »
TRAINING SIGN UPS FOR SCHECC AND NCHECC ARE NOW CLOSED.
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